At the VX One Midwinter Championship, Lawrence Frost and his Flash Gordon crew grabbed the advantage after the first day at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida with two races being completed. Frost, of Metairie, LA, notched a second and a first to lead the 15-boat fleet with three points. David Reich on USA135 rests in second with five points, and Rob Doolittle’s The Spaniard in third with six points.
2014 VX One Midwinter Championship day 1
Winds began at 10-12 knots when Doolittle won the first race, trailed by Frost and Reich. Winds soon increased to 16 knots and were shifty. Following Frost in race two were Reich and Donovan Brennan’s Smuggler. Temperatures held around 60 degrees under cloudy and misty skies.
Racing continues through Sunday.